Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Water Drain Hoses

Overview - Water Drain Hoses

1 - Front Water Drain Hose

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing".
  • Cleaning, refer to → Chapter "Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning"

2 - Panorama Sunroof

3 - Rear Water Drain Hose

  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Water Drain Hose, Removing and Installing".
  • Cleaning. refer to → Chapter "Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning"

4 - Plugs

  • Only on vehicles without panorama roof.

5 - Grommet

  • Press completely in the body flange.

Water Drain Hoses, Cleaning

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Drain Snake -VAS6620-

  Note

Use for cleaning the water drain hoses.

Front Water Drain Hose

- Cleaning takes place from the panorama sunroof opening.

Rear Water Drain Hose

- Cleaning is performed at lower end of hose.

  Note

To do this, either remove the wheel housing liner or move it to the side. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing".

Water Drain Hoses, Removing and Installing

Front Water Drain Hose, Removing and Installing

1 - Front Water Drain Hose

  • Removing:
  • Remove the trim on the A-pillar. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Interior Trim; A-pillar Trim Removing and Installing.
  • Remove the water drain hose from the connection -3-.
  • Unclip the four water drain hoses -arrows- and pull from the bracket -4-.
  • Remove the grommet at the bottom of the A-pillar -2- and pull the water drain hose downward out of the A-pillar.
  • Installing:
  • Install the hose back into the A-pillar from the bottom.
  • Push it upward as illustrated, pull it out and attach it to the Panorama sunroof connection.
  • Push the water drain hose in the clips -arrows- and push in the bracket -4-.

2 - Grommet

  • The grommet is firmly attached to the water drain hose and must be pressed fully into A-pillar at the bottom.

3 - Front Connection for Water Drain

  • Push the hose all the way onto the end piece when installing.

4 - Bracket

Rear Water Drain Hose, Removing and Installing

Audi Q3. Rear Water Drain Hose, Removing and Installing

1 - Rear Water Drain Hose

  • Removing:
  • Remove the trim on the D-pillar. Refer to → Body Interior; Rep. Gr.70; Interior Trim; D-Pillar Trim Panel Removing and Installing.
  • Remove the rear wheel housing liner. Refer to → Chapter "Rear Wheel Housing Liner, Removing and Installing".
  • Open the bracket -3- and remove the water drain hose from the connection -2-.
  • Remove the grommet -4- at the top of the wheel housing and remove the water drain hose downward.
  • Installing:
  • Push the hose back into the wheel housing from the bottom.
  • Insert the hose from the bottom, as illustrated, and pull it upward along the D-pillar until the end of the hose is sticking out of the Panorama sunroof.
  • Secure the water drain hose with the bracket.
  • Install the rear grommet into the wheel housing.

2 - Water Drain Rear Connection

3 - Bracket

4 - Grommet

  • Must be pushed completely into the wheel housing

5 - Wheel Housing

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Roller -3356-

Audi Q3. W00-0202

  • Drain Snake - VAS6620-

Audi Q3. W00-10860

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